What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending August 28, 2021
In surveys last week, this is what America told Rasmussen Reports:
- President Biden ended the polling week with a daily job approval of 45%.
- A majority of voters don’t trust either President Joe Biden’s administration or the news media to tell the truth about the situation in Afghanistan, and most think it’s worse than they’re being told.
- With the Taliban taking over Afghanistan, a majority of voters now believe America is less safe than it was before the 9/11 attacks two decades ago.
- President Joe Biden’s administration is not doing enough to get Americans out of Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover of that country, according to a majority of voters.
- Less than half of Americans now have a favorable opinion of Dr. Anthony Fauci, although most still want to follow the COVID-19 expert’s advice on dealing with the pandemic.
- There is substantial agreement among Americans that racism is a serious problem in the country, but they are divided as to whether we talk too much about the subject..
- Voters place more importance on getting U.S. citizens out of Afghanistan than they do on evacuating refugees seeking to flee the Taliban.
- The Rasmussen Reports Immigration Index for the week of August 15-19, 2021, decreased to 87.6, down from 88.2 two weeks earlier.
- Thirty-three percent (33%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction.
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